Terms and conditions

India Support Programme terms and conditions

The University of Auckland (University) is offering additional support to students who are enrolled with the University and completing University courses online from India (the India Support Programme). This support is in response to New Zealand's border restrictions which have been implemented due to Covid-19.

More information about the programme is available at the India Support Programme page.

The terms and conditions that apply to the India Support Programme are set out below.

The India Support Programme is intended to assist our students in India until they can travel to New Zealand. As the impact of Covid-19 and the global travel restrictions are fluid, we will review the India Support Programme regularly.

The University reserves the right to:

  • vary the terms of (and the benefits available under) the India Support Programme from time to time at its discretion; and
  • suspend the India Support Programme when travel conditions justify this.

Changes will be updated on the India Support Programme website. Any change that is implemented will take effect:

  • from the date the change is published on the website, for new applicants;
  • from the commencement of the next term of study (Semester, Quarter, or Summer School term), for students who have already been accepted onto the India Support Programme.

Virtual Study Buddies terms and conditions

  • The University is offering "study buddy" support for students who are accepted into the India Support Programme. More detail is available on the Study Buddies page
  • Subject to availability

Microinternships terms and conditions

  • The University is offering microinternships for students who are accepted into the India Support Programme. More detail is available on the Vitual Microinternships page
  • Subject to availability
  • Existing terms and conditions apply

30% Bursary for STEM* masters terms and conditions

  • The University is offering a 30% bursary (being a 30% discount on non-resident tuition fees) for certain University students who are studying from India.
  • To be eligible to apply for the 30% bursary, you must:
    • Be an international student paying international tuition fees (new students, current students and offer holders)
    • Reside in India
    • *Be studying one of the following programmes:
      • Engineering programmes
        • Master of Engineering Studies
        • Master of Engineering Management
        • Master of Engineering Project Management
        • Master of Energy
        • Master of Engineering (180-point only)
        • Master of Earthquake Engineering
        • Master of Aerospace Engineering
        • Master of Robotics and Automation Engineering
        • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering
      • Science Programmes
        • Master of Data Science
        • Master of Information Technology
        • Master of Professional Studies (Data Science)
  • To receive the 30% bursary, you will need to indicate your course selection and complete India Support Programme 30% Bursary application form
  • Course selection and enrolment is subject to the University's usual enrolment and programme regulations, and faculty approval.
  • Students who have applied for the bursary and then wish to defer their studies will be required to reapply for the bursary offer when they are ready to commence their studies. Please be aware that if the University makes changes to the India Support Programme, the bursary may not be available at a later date.

Postgraduate Covid bridging support flexible payment terms and conditions

  • The University is offering a deferred payment arrangement for certain postgraduate University students who are studying from India (the postgraduate Covid bridging support flexible payment agreement).
  • To be eligible to apply for the postgraduate Covid bridging support flexible payment agreement, you must:
    • Be an international student paying international tuition fees (new students, current students and offer holders)
    • Reside in India
    • Be studying one of the following programmes:
      • Engineering programmes
        • Master of Engineering Studies
        • Master of Engineering Management
        • Master of Engineering Project Management
        • Master of Energy
        • Master of Engineering (180-point only)
        • Master of Disaster Management
        • Master of Earthquake Engineering
        • Master of Aerospace Engineering
        • Master of Robotics and Automation Engineering
        • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering
      • Science Programmes
        • Master of Data Science
        • Master of Information Technology
        • Master of Professional Studies (Data Science)
    • Intend to apply for an Education Loan in India when able to travel to New Zealand
  • This is a limited offer and subject to eligibility.
  • To be considered for the postgraduate Covid bridging support flexible payment agreement students must complete the India Support Programme Flexible Payment application form
  • Students who are accepted will be required to agree to the terms of the postgraduate Covid bridging support flexible payment agreement.
  • If accepted, students can start their studies online and defer payment until able to travel to New Zealand, or until they are able to apply for their student visa (whichever occurs first). If for any reason you do not complete your programme in New Zealand or your enrolment is terminated for any reason, you are required to pay the tuition fees due to the University at the time you cease to be enrolled with the University.
  • Immigration New Zealand requires payment of tuition fees before it will grant a student visa. You are required to pay your outstanding tuition fees to the University before traveling to New Zealand.
  • Official transcripts will be withheld until payment is received for courses completed. Participating students may not receive credit recognition from other institutions without official transcripts.
  • The University reserves the right to recover outstanding fees after travel restrictions have been lifted.

For the most up-to-date information regarding student visas and post-study work rights, please refer to the Immigration New Zealand website.